Power Qatar 2017

13-14 November 2017
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Qatar's Power Sector Banking on Renewable Energy

Posted On June 5, 2017

Dates of the Power Qatar Summit 2017 edition have been announced.
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R&D, Skills Development 'Key to Renewable Energy'

Posted On May 29, 2017

Renewable energy deployment in the region can be accelerated through research and development (R&D) and skill development by Gulf-based institutions like Qatar Foundation, the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) said in a report.
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Qatar's Power Generation Capacity to Surge by 50%

Posted On May 24, 2017

Qatar's power generation capacity is projected to increase by 50 percent in the next two years. Plans are in place to increase the country's power capacity to 13.1GW by 2018.
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Desalination Project Could Help Cut Qatar's Carbon Emissions

Posted On May 15, 2017

A solar and wind-powered desalination facility in the northern part of Qatar, a project proposed by the Swedish government, could help reduce the country’s carbon emissions by 550,000 tonnes per year (tpy), a high-ranking official has said.
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Siemens Wins QR3.1bn Power Network Contract

Posted On May 9, 2017

Billed as Qatar’s largest contract to-date in the country's power transmission network sector, Siemens will deliver 35 turnkey super and primary substations for Phase 13 of the Qatar Power Transmission System Expansion project of Kahramaa.
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10% of Vehicles on Qatar Roads to be Eco Friendly by 2030

Posted On May 9, 2017

At least 10% of the transport will be environment-friendly electric vehicles (green cars) by 2030 as part of an ambitious mission initiated between the Ministry of Energy and Industry and Ministry of Transport and Communication.
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Kahramaa Looks Towards a Greener Tomorrow

Posted On May 4, 2017

Kahramaa Awareness Park has everything a facility may need to create an effective awareness on conservation of electricity and water among children and even adults.
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Renewables Could Address Challenges in Energy-intensive Sectors of Qatar, says Irena

Posted On April 30, 2017

Qatar is looking towards renewable energy sources, as among the solutions to address some of the challenges in the energy-intensive sectors like power and desalination, the International Renewable Energy Agency (Irena) has said.
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Qatar Resource Programme Makes $1.1bn Savings

Posted On April 30, 2017

Tarsheed's aims include reaching all segments of society to create awareness about resource conservation.
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Kahramaa Awareness Park Opens

Posted On April 25, 2017

Prime Minister and Interior Minister H E Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani yesterday opened the state-of-the-art Kahramaa Awareness Park.
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Kahramaa Energized Vital Substations in 2016

Posted On April 21, 2017

Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation KAHRAMAA managed to develop its electricity network in 2016 by constructing and energizing several substations to serve Qatar strategic projects at a total cost of exceeds QR 1.9 billion.
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India L&T Wins $817m Power Contract in Qatar

Posted On April 21, 2017

Larsen & Toubro unit is hired by Qatar General Electricity & Water Corporation to build substations.
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Qatar Gets Serious about Solar

Posted On April 21, 2017

With a target of producing 20% of its electricity using solar energy by 2030, a series of public and private investments are driving new developments in Qatar’s solar energy sector.
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Work on Renewable Energy Projects Under Way: Qatar's Minister

Posted On April 19, 2017

Significant works are currently under way to ensure that power would be generated from renewable energy sources, mainly solar, by the turn of the decade.
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QSTec to Start Up its Polysilicon Facility in Qatar

Posted On March 28, 2017

Qatar Solar Technologies (QSTec) has announced that it has successfully produced its first polysilicon at its manufacturing facility in Qatar. According to the company, the production has a capacity of 8,000 metric tonnes per year.
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Qatar SMEs urged to forge niche in renewable energy, clean technology

Posted On February 7, 2017

Renewable energy and clean technology (clean tech) could be a good niche for SMEs in Qatar.
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GCC Power Sector 'Will Need' $137bn Over Next Five Years

Posted On February 1, 2017

The power capacity needs to expand at an average annual pace of 8% during 2016-20. The energy demand has risen due to population growth, urbanisation, improvements in income levels, industrialisation, and low electricity prices.
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Qatar PPP Law Seen Energising Private Sector Role

Posted On January 31, 2017

Qatar’s upcoming public private partnerships (PPP) law will help to encourage increased private sector participation in the country’s construction market, a new report has shown.
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Power Games: Qatar Electricity Demand Growing Ahead of 2022 World Cup

Posted On November 23, 2016

With Vision 2030 in place and the 2022 World Cup approaching, the Qatari government is working steadily towards creating a sustainable economy and advancing the standard of living of its people.
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All Buildings to Get Smart Meters

Posted On November 8, 2016

According to Kahramaa, all new projects and buildings in the country will get smart electricity meters while all the old meters in buildings will be replaced gradually.
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